Hot Spot: Latin America
Bloomsbury Academic, 28. feb. 2008 - 288 síđur
From border crime in Mexico to Chavez's revolution in Venezuela, this volume presents up-to-the-minute coverage of the key conflicts, corruption, and revolutionary movements simmering or raging in every region of Latin America. In-depth, comprehensive chapters explore drug wars, immigration issues, terrorism, youth gangs, government corruption, controversy over oil, and political instability, including: The Zapatista Rebellion, the Darien Gap controversy, Evo Morales, Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso) and Tupac Amaru, the Falklands, and Guantanamo Bay.
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... weapons of mass destruction . As the world's attention focused almost exclusively on terrorism , wars in Afghanistan and Iraq , and the nuclear ambitions of Iran and North Korea , the United States soon dismissed Latin America as a lost ...
... weapons Unfriendly countries becoming nuclear powers % of Public Concerned Relevance in ( % Change Since 2002 ) Latin America 75 ( -10 ) Minor 66 ( -16 ) No 64 ( -19 ) No AIDS , Ebola virus , and other 58 ( -13 ) Yes potential epidemics ...
... weapons but exports technology that helps other nations build such weapons . However , military and intelligence officials believe the evidence for such claims is shoddy and the claims exaggerated . The former head of the U.S. Southern ...
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